Hmm, isn't that what LITA's OSSIG is about (or should be)?
On Mar 27, 2008, at 1:05 PM, Kyle Banerjee wrote:
>> ..... I would hope that it would
>> be a community that feels more welcoming to the librarians who
>> usually hand
>> off anything related to technology to "the people who are supposed
>> to handle
>> those kinds of things for us."
> It concerns me that technology is seen as belonging to another
> discipline entirely despite the fact that libraries are extremely
> technology dependent. It is this dynamic which has led to a "shopping
> club" mentality presumes that the best solutions will come from the
> Anything that encourages librarians to be more technology
> aware/capable is a good thing. Given that oss stuff has better
> prospects of success with larger rather than smaller communities, it
> seems like the better way to address the issue is find where people
> naturally gravitate, and then try to make that environment work for as
> many people as possible. That ultimately leads to better cross
> pollination of ideas.